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Posted in thread: Where are the microbiologists? on 08-09-2014 at 03:18 PM
Ii am new to yeast farming. I made slants and then inoculated them with white labs Cali ale
yeast(wlp001). I made my first stepped starter cultures and stepped it up to a 1liter starter.
I took a samp...
Posted in thread: American Wheat Beer - 2nd place Best of show - 2011 HBT BJCP competition on 05-10-2014 at 03:18 AM
Looks good! Gonna try this and add some cherries in a secondary. Thanks for the post!The object
of life is not to arrive at the grave intact and with a well preserved body...but rather to
skid in side...
Posted in thread: Help with stc-1000 programming? on 04-29-2014 at 06:33 AM
I wired my stc-1000 /fermentation chamber today. I was testing my wiring before completing the
install. I plugged it in and got the "EE" error and an alarm. I checked to manual and was kinda
Posted in thread: The suspense is killing me! (I have the patience of a gnat on crack) on 04-22-2014 at 09:22 PM
Ticebain, I'm with you. I couldn't help myself and brew a batch of milk chocolate stout on
Sunday. I put the carboy in the unplugged freezer and did a little experiment. I have found
that if I swap ou...
Posted in thread: Grain storage problem at the LHBS? on 04-17-2014 at 12:04 AM
I was thinking along the line of what you mentioned. Just old and/or stale grains. Located in
Florida, the temperature at which things are stored is always a concern also. Probably just a
Posted in thread: The suspense is killing me! (I have the patience of a gnat on crack) on 04-16-2014 at 04:32 AM
It is already to hot ferment in the hallway of my house here in Florida. So, I ordered my
STC-1000 the first of April. I found my craigslist freezer and now I am waiting, and waiting,
still no sign of...
Posted in thread: Grain storage problem at the LHBS? on 04-16-2014 at 04:15 AM
I have a tannin problem. I am new to al grain brewing but I did do partial mashes for a year
before jumping to all grain. I did not notice a tannin(chalky aftertaste) problem in my partial
mashes but ...
Posted in thread: How to: dry hopping?? on 03-12-2014 at 12:49 AM
185224I tried dry hopping an IPA for the first time using 1 oz of fuggle leaf hops and a muslin
bag. I fermented in a bucket/primary for two weeks and then racked over the hops in a carboy.
It was a p...
Posted in thread: Pumpkin Patch Ale on 02-13-2014 at 03:33 PM
The pumpkin flavor is very subtle. I would say 2.5 - 3. The pumpkin pie spice is a little more
bold and you get it on the back end(along with the flavor of the aroma hop). I think the
Amarillo hop pai...
Posted in thread: canned/processed yeast starter not working!?!? on 01-16-2014 at 03:46 PM
Okay! Thanks for all the input and links. Rehydrated dry yeast for most of my brewing and save
the canned starters for when I want to use liquid yeast. One more quick/generalized question
while we are...